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Parliament passes bill to form Rangpur Metropolitan Police

Parliament passes bill to form Rangpur Metropolitan Police

-- 2018-04-12 19:15:58

The Parliament has passed a bill to form Rangpur Metropolitan Police aiming to ensure public security in the city area. The bill also aims to improve the law and order and strengthening the police se...

Professionals attacked residence of DU VC: DMP chief

Professionals attacked residence of DU VC: DMP chief

-- 2018-04-12 19:08:28

Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia believes the attackers who vandalised the residence of the Dhaka University vice chancellor’s residence during the quota reform protests we...

HC bans ‘two-finger test’ for rape victims

HC bans ‘two-finger test’ for rape victims

-- 2018-04-12 18:44:58

The High Court has banned the use of the so-called ‘two-finger test’ and ‘bio-manual test’ conducted for the rape victims to prove the rape. The HC said there is no legal or s...

State-owned banks' non-performance loan stands at Tk 550b

State-owned banks' non-performance loan stands at Tk 550b

-- 2018-04-12 18:34:21

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Thursday told Parliament that the amount of non-performance loan of different state-owned banks is some Tk 550 billion against individuals and organisations. "As per th...

PM urges all to be economical in using electricity

PM urges all to be economical in using electricity

-- 2018-04-12 18:29:04

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged all to be economical in using electricity as power production needs huge money. The Prime Minister said consumers are getting electricity at a very lower as gov...

Gazette on quota system after receiving PM’s directive: Secretary

Gazette on quota system after receiving PM’s directive: Secretary

-- 2018-04-12 17:33:54

A gazette on quota in government service will be issued after receiving Prime Minister's instruction in this regard. Public Administration Ministry's Senior Secretary Mozammel Haque Khan came up with...

1,030 complaints resolved in 2017: ACC

1,030 complaints resolved in 2017: ACC

-- 2018-04-12 16:55:29

The public hearing becomes an effective tool to ensure transparency and accountability in the public offices as the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) disposed of 1,030 complaints, out of 1,218, through...

BNP smells a rat in PM’s quota abolition

BNP smells a rat in PM’s quota abolition

-- 2018-04-12 16:20:27

BNP has alleged that there is a trick in Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's announcement for quota abolition in public service as she did it out of her anger. "The Prime Minister's announcement for the a...

DB detains two with Tk 3m in counterfeit notes

DB detains two with Tk 3m in counterfeit notes

-- 2018-04-12 16:08:44

Detective Branch (DB) police arrested two men with counterfeit notes worth Tk 3 million from Chattogram in the early hours of Thursday. Additional Police Commissioner (Port) of Chittagong Metropolita...

Chuadanga court sentences five for life

Chuadanga court sentences five for life

-- 2018-04-12 15:49:58

A court in Chuadanga on Thursday sentenced five people, including three siblings, to life term imprisonment for killing a farmer in Damurhuda upazila in 2014. The lifers are Joynur, 45, Waaz, 48, Cho...

US-Bangla plane crash primary report out

US-Bangla plane crash primary report out

-- 2018-04-12 15:41:55

The Nepalese investigation commission has released its primary report on US-Bangla Airlines deadly plane crash quoting that there was no corresponding replies or acknowledgements between pilot and ATC...

PM to apprise world of Rohingya crisis

PM to apprise world of Rohingya crisis

FE Report 2018-04-12 14:34:55

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will apprise the heads of the governments of the Commonwealth countries of the latest scenario of the ongoing Rohingya crisis at the upcoming Commonwealth summit. The su...

Mirza Fakhrul’s mother passes away

Mirza Fakhrul’s mother passes away

-- 2018-04-12 13:18:08

Fatema Amin, mother of BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, died at a Dhaka hospital on Thursday noon. She was 92. Fatema who had long been suffering from various old age complications,...

Boisabi Utsab kicks off in Rangamati

Boisabi Utsab kicks off in Rangamati

-- 2018-04-12 12:38:43

Boisabi Utsab, the biggest traditional festival of tribal people, began in Rangamati amid great enthusiasm early Thursday. Prokriti Ranjan Khisha, president of Adibashi Forum, inaugurated the festiva...

Two get life for possessing heroin in Rajshahi

Two get life for possessing heroin in Rajshahi

-- 2018-04-12 12:27:52

A court in Rajshahi on Wednesday sentenced two persons to life imprisonment for possessing heroin. The convicts were identified as Mohir Uddin, 37, son of Shamsuddin of Sorlapara village of Tanore U...

Woman ‘commits suicide’ jumping under train

Woman ‘commits suicide’ jumping under train

-- 2018-04-12 12:15:10

A woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping under a train at Belaichandi in sadar upazila on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Begum, 35, wife of Maksud and mother of two children of Belaic...

Six police DIGs transferred

Six police DIGs transferred

-- 2018-04-12 12:04:29

Six Deputy Inspector Generals (DIGs) of police have been transferred and posted on Wednesday. According to the order of the president, the changes were made through a notification signed by Deputy Co...

Police arrest UP chairman for ‘rape’ in Feni

Police arrest UP chairman for ‘rape’ in Feni

-- 2018-04-12 11:39:29

Police arrested a union parishad (UP) chairman for allegedly violating a housewife in Fulgazi upazila of Feni on Thursday. The arrestee was identified as Nurul Islam, the chairman of Fulgazi Sadar...

Truck ploughs through Natore restaurant, killing two

Truck ploughs through Natore restaurant, killing two

-- 2018-04-12 11:33:49

A man and a woman were killed when a truck ploughed through a restaurant at Srirampur in Baraigram upazila of Natore district early Thursday. The deceased have been identified as Shah Mahmud, 55, of...

Quota protests halted

Quota protests halted

FE Online Desk 2018-04-12 11:17:47

Students and job seekers have halted their quota protests until the government announces its gazette. Their platform announced this at Raju Memorial Sculpture on Dhaka University campus on Thurs...

Modern Steel to hold IPO road show on Apr 22

Modern Steel to hold IPO road show on Apr 22

FE Report 2018-04-12 11:02:16

Modern Steel Mills Limited will hold a road show for eligible institutional investors on April 22 as the company plans to go public. The steels maker is set to raise Tk 2.0 billion from the capital m...

WRC to help build capacity of trade unions in garment sector

WRC to help build capacity of trade unions in garment sector

FE Report 2018-04-12 10:50:44

A Workers Resource Centre (WRC) has been set up at Tongi, a garment industry hub on the outskirts of the capital, aiming to build the capacity of trade unions in the readymade garment sector. The Nat...

Impose anti-dumping duty on plastic products: BPGMEA

Impose anti-dumping duty on plastic products: BPGMEA

FE Report 2018-04-12 10:45:12

The country's plastic goods manufacturers recently suggested the government to impose anti-dumping duty in the next national annual budget on import of certain plastic products from India. The import...

Vandalism at DU VC’s residence: Police to probe four cases

Vandalism at DU VC’s residence: Police to probe four cases

-- 2018-04-11 22:59:08

The Dhaka University had started a case with police over the vandalism at the vice-chancellor's residence while the Special Branch of police have initiated a separate case relating to the incident. "...

RU professor Rezaul Karim murder verdict May 8

RU professor Rezaul Karim murder verdict May 8

-- 2018-04-11 22:42:49

A Rajshahi court on Wednesday set May 8 to deliver its verdict in connection with the killing of Rajshahi University teacher Prof Rezaul Karim Siddiquee in 2016. Rajshahi Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge...

Quota system scrapping reflects people’s ‘victory’: Moudud

Quota system scrapping reflects people’s ‘victory’: Moudud

-- 2018-04-11 21:42:48

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed has described the Prime Minister's announcement to abolish the quota system in public service in the face of a students' movement as people's 'victory'.  "The Prim...

Miscreants shoot UPDF man dead in Rangamati

Miscreants shoot UPDF man dead in Rangamati

-- 2018-04-11 21:33:26

An activist of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) was shot dead reportedly by members of a breakaway rival faction at Betchari area of Naniarchar Upazila in Rangamati on Wednesday. The deceased...

DMP takes foolproof security ahead of Pahela Boishakh

DMP takes foolproof security ahead of Pahela Boishakh

-- 2018-04-11 19:58:45

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has taken necessary measures to ensure foolproof security for peaceful and smooth celebration of the programmes, marking the Pahela Boishakh, the first day of the B...

RAB arrests two youths with ‘20,387 Yaba tablets in city

RAB arrests two youths with ‘20,387 Yaba tablets in city

-- 2018-04-11 19:48:57

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members arrested two suspected drug dealers and recovered 20,387 Yaba tablets from the 300 Feet Road of Khilkhet in the city on Wednesday morning. The arrestees are Md Id...

Govt working to make green economy a reality: Amu

Govt working to make green economy a reality: Amu

-- 2018-04-11 19:46:56

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu has said the government is working to establish green economy, which is environment-friendly, low-carbon emission and climate tolerable, under the leadership of Pr...